Chelsea to sign Kevin de Bruyne

Chelsea set to complete 8m deal for Belgian winger De Bruyne

Chelsea are closing on an 8million deal for winger Kevin de Bruyne after lodging a new improved bid with Genk.

Sportsmail understands Genk general manager Dirk Degraen flew to London on Monday, in an attempt to resolve a transfer saga that has dragged on since Chelsea’s initial attempt to sign the 21-year old last summer.

Target: Kevin De Bruyne (centre) looks set to join Chelsea

Target: Kevin De Bruyne (centre) looks set to join Chelsea